The poor reading culture among students

November 14, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

In this fast-paced digital age, where information can be accessed at the click of a button, the lack of reading culture among students is a growing concern. While technological advancements have made knowledge more accessible than ever before, the habit of reading seems to be dwindling among today’s generation. One of the primary contributors to the decline in reading culture Read More

Buni to corps members: Consider your deployment as home coming 

November 7, 2023 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

  Yobe state governor, Mai Mala Buni, has enjoined the 1115 corps members deployed to Yobe state to consider their deployment as home-coming. Buni made the statement Tuesday during an induction and swearing in ceremony of the 2023 Batch ‘C’ Stream 1 corps members deployed to Yobe state at the Dazigau NYSC permanent orientation camp in Nangere local government area Read More

Road reform bill: Senate decries poor road maintenance culture

October 27, 2023 Tope Sunday 0

Chairman Senate Committee on Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) Babangida Hussaini has decried the poor maintenance culture in the country, saying the development is taking its toll on the country’s economy. This is as the Nigerian Institutions of Highway and Transportation Engineers(NIHTE), appealed on the 10th National Assembly to facilitate the Presidential assent to the Road Sector Reform Bills. Hussaini, Read More

I will work closely with NBC to promote media freedom – Malagi

October 10, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

Minister of Information and National Orientation, Alhaji Mohammed Idris Malagi, has assured Nigerians that he will work closely with the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to promote media freedom and dissemination of accurate information. “I am committed to working closely with the NBC to foster environment that promotes media freedom, dissemination of accurate and unbiased information,” he said. Malagi stated this Read More

As the world embraces African culture…

September 1, 2023 Yunana Gladys Musa 0

Every tree is bounded by its roots and so are humans. Where we come from defines us and gives us a feeling of belonging. Nigeria is not just a nation, it is also a home. Nigeria is not just a name, it is also the cry of triumph of everyone living in it who has conquered one battle or the Read More

As the world embraces African culture

August 23, 2023 Yunana Gladys Musa 0

Every tree is bounded by its roots and so are humans. Where we come from defines us and gives us a feeling of belonging. Nigeria is not a nation, it is home. Nigeria is not just a name, it is the cry of triumph of everyone living in it who has conquered one battle or the other. To be a Read More

Nigeria set to hold Arts and Culture Festival in Belgium

August 12, 2023 Tope Sunday 0

The Embassy of Nigeria in Belgium has disclosed that it has perfected plans to hold the Nigerian Arts and Culture Festival in Antwerp, Belgium next month. The festival, which is designed to promote Nigeria’s culture and boost the tourism industry in Belgium, would hold in collaboration with Nigerian community/associations in Belgium, and Nigeria Tourism Development Authority (NTDA). A statement issued Read More

Imbibe breastfeeding culture

August 3, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

The global community is currently observing the first week of the month of August as International Week for Breastfeeding. The week is jointly organised and promoted worldwide by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) to get the elite breastfeeding mothers to do the needful. Conceived Read More

Benin bronze: FG not doing enough in promotion of Nigeria’s culture- Okino

July 15, 2023 Paul Okah, Abuja 0

The Chairman of Editorial Board, Blueprint Newspapers Limited, Hajiya Zainab Suleima Okino, has lamented seeming neglect of the federal government in paying attention to the development of cultures, saying artifacts from Benin are being neglected after being recovered from European countries. Speaking Thursday, during a visit by conveners of Ohueje Ohinoyi, Egbira cultural heritage festival in Ebira land, Kogi state, Read More

Shining stars of Nigerian Jewellery: Top 5 Jewellers redefining craftsmanship

April 3, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Nigeria, known for its rich cultural heritage and diverse artistic expressions, is also home to a thriving jewellery industry. In recent years, a new generation of talented and innovative jewellers has emerged, making their mark in the Nigerian market and beyond. These individuals have showcased their creative skills and contributed to the growth and recognition of Nigerian jewellery globally. Among Read More

2023: Again, hundreds get Uba Sani’s scholarship as Tiv community backs APC guber candidate 

December 4, 2022 Chamba Simeh 0

The Kaduna 2023 APC governorship flagbearer, Senator Uba Sani has stormed Kaduna for the third time in one month to dole out scholarship for 270 indigent students, studying in four different institutions of the state. “I had the privilege and honour of handing over scholarship grants to hundreds of indigent yet brilliant students in the following tertiary institutions; Kaduna State Read More

Half salary: Pay us or risk mother of all crises, ASUU warns FG 

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Monday called on Nigerians to prevail on the federal government to pay its members their withheld eight-month salaries to avert a fresh crisis in the nation’s universities. The union alerted that the looming crisis would surpass previous one experienced in the nation’s university if the federal government failed to heed their call.   Chairman University of Read More

Maturity and Comrade Martin Iorsamber

September 6, 2022 Admin III 0

In today’s Nigeria, one can hardly see an attitude worth emulating as many of what we see now lack maturity and moral uprightness. However, anyone who is seen not pretending but demonstrating the scarce maturity in everything he does should be applauded, encouraged and emulated, Maturity is the ability to think, speak and act your feelings within the bounds of Read More

Breaking: New Nobel Literature Prize winner emerges

October 7, 2021 Admin III 0

Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah has said he was “surprised and humbled” to be awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize for Literature. The Swedish Academy praised Gurnah for for his “uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism”. The prize is awarded by the Swedish Academy and is worth 10 million Swedish crowns ($1.14m / £840,000). Gurnah, 73, is the author Read More

Titan Trust Bank: 2 years of service with power and pride

October 7, 2021 Opeyemi Dabiri 0

On October 4, 2021, one of the fastest growing financial service providers in Nigeria, Titan Trust Bank Limited, celebrated two years of its existence.  Established with a mission to take advantage of the identified gaps in the banking sector and address the unmet needs of the retail mass market, SMEs and corporates, Titan Trust Bank, has continued to provide seamless Read More

Cultural diplomacy and Sino-Nigeria Film Week

September 29, 2021 Sheriff Ghali Ibrahim 0

Cultural diplomacy between Nigeria and China has been growing since the establishment of China Cultural Center in the country, to ensure adequate and effective mutual communication, trust building and cultural exchanges between the two giants. China and Nigeria celebrate cultural festivals together, share tourism ideas, educational exchanges, cultural fashion expo and cultural colloquia among others. The significance of cultural diplomacy Read More

Ooni seeks Yoruba language, culture promotion

September 17, 2021 Temitope Musowo 0

His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, the Ooni of Ife, has called for the promotion of Yoruba language and culture which he said must not be allowed to go into extinction. The monarch, who was represented by Oba Dr. Adebisi Segun Layade JP, the Alara Odaaye of Ara Land Ife, Osun state, made the call at a public Read More

We’re borrowing for the good of Nigerians, APC tells PDP

September 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has replied criticism by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over its borrowing spree, saying the act “is for the good of the country.” In a statement signed Wednesday in Abuja by the National Secretary Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe, the ruling party said unlike in the brazen looting days Read More

APC group lauds Buhari’s strategic responses to Covid-19 pandemic

September 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on the aiges of APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC) has commended the firm responses of President Muhammadu Buhari-led administratiom to the Covid-19 pandemic. The group, which is a voluntary think-tank group of the governing party, particularly lauded President Buhari’s setting up of an Economic Sustainability Committee chaired by the Vice Read More

Insecurity: FG, NSCDC plan strategic meeting on protection of National Assets

September 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) are making efforts to further safeguard Nigeria’s critical assets and infrastructure across the country against backdrop of insecurity confronting the Nation. Some of the critical infrastructure including; Chemical Sector, Commercial Facilities Sector, Communications Sector, Critical, Manufacturing Sector, Dams Sector, Defence Industrial Base Sector, Emergency Services Sector, Energy Sector, Read More

Berbiedoll, Josh2Funny unveiled as Glover’s brand ambassadors

September 3, 2021 Admin III 0

Nigerian model, style, brand influencer and entrepreneur, known as Berbiedoll, born Christiana Kayode and comedian, Josh Alfred better known as Josh2Funny have joined the Glover family, an affiliate of Patricia. The two new ambassadors join a horde of others who are on the bill of the company as ambassadors. Glover took influencer marketing to a whole new level, with the Read More

Anniversary: Osun lists Akande, Adeboye, 9 others for lifetime achievement award

September 1, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

As part of activities lined up to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the creation of Osun State, the government, Wednesday, listed former governor Adebisi Akande, Pastor Enoch Adeboye (General Overseer, RCCG worldwide), Sheikh Abdur’rasheed Hadiyatulla (President, Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria), and former Chief of Defense Staff, General Ipoola Alani Akinrinnade, rtd, for lifetime achievement award. Others in the Read More

Breaking: Buhari sacks 2 Ministers

September 1, 2021 Admin III 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has just sacked the Ministers of Agriculture, Mohammed Sabo Nanono, and that of Power Mamman Saleh. The presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, who disclosed in a briefing inside the Presidential Villa on Wednesday. He said the duo have been replaced with the Ministers of Environment, Mohammed Mahmoud Abubakar, and Minister of State, Works and Housing, Abubakar Aliyu. Details Read More

Pro-Saraki group set gift fertiliser to north-central, north-east farmers

August 29, 2021 Awaal Gata 0

A political support group, Saraki Is Coming Door To Door 2023 organisation, is set to distribute fertiliser to low-income farmers in the North-Central and North-East geopolitical zones of the country. The group said this is sequel to similar exercise in the North-west zone in the last two weeks. National Coordinator of the group, Umar Faringado Kazaure, in a statement in Read More